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ISLAMIC BOWL OR LAMP

Posted in 2. Ancient Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Islamic Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 25, 2018

R38 Islamic bowl or Lamp Diameter:10 cm Date: Eleventh Century A.D.

 

Remarks:This pattern-molded bowl is made of clear green glass with an inward folded rim. Bowls of this type, color and pattern can be found in many different sizes. It is possible that such glass vessels were used as lamps.

Cf. Shining Vessels, Ancient Glass From Greek, Roman and Islamic Times, Fortuna Fine Arts Ltd., New York, 1991 # 184, Islamic Glass, Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Marilyn Jenkins, 1987 # 38

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